Origin of Jerusalem
OTHER WORDS FROM JerusalemJe·ru·sa·lem·ite, adjective, noun
Words nearby Jerusalem
How to use Jerusalem in a sentence
He’s a computer scientist at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel.Training AI to be really smart poses risks to climate|Kathryn Hulick|March 19, 2021|Science News For Students
I was flipping through Yotam Ottolenghi’s “Jerusalem,” while I worked on this dish.Spiced meatballs with carrots and labne call for hands-on cooking|Daniela Galarza|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Jerusalem has seven open gates, just as the novel goes into seven main points of view.
Palestinian artist Jack Persekian, however, time-travels by collaging a photo of contemporary Jerusalem with a view of the same area in the 1930s, when it was a Moroccan neighborhood.In the galleries: Middle East artists examine sheltering in place amid pandemic|Mark Jenkins|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
In 2018, Turkey downgraded its diplomatic relations with Israel after unrest surrounding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.Israel to assess Turkish President Erdoğan's seriousness on normalizing relations|Barak Ravid|December 31, 2020|Axios
He has just emerged from one of the many homes that sit on top of a small hill in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Tur.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About 300,000 Palestinians live in East Jerusalem, and their relationship to the state is an almost perfect dance of denial.
On top of that, there are the increasing numbers of Jewish settlers moving into East Jerusalem.
They almost never cross into West Jerusalem anymore, we were told.
First, the difference between West and East Jerusalem is almost impossible to imagine until you see it.
In the top corner on the left is represented the New Jerusalem.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]|H. J. L. J. Mass
Thou shalt ask, and it shall be revealed unto you in mine own due time where the New Jerusalem shall be built.
And ye shall hereafter receive Church covenants, such as shall be sufficient to establish you, both here and in the New Jerusalem.
There was a groom behind him, and another at the rubbing-post, all in livery as glorious as New Jerusalem.A Laodicean|Thomas Hardy
One of his ideas was that America was to be the site of the New Jerusalem.John Greenleaf Whittier|W. Sloane Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for Jerusalem
- the New Jerusalem Christianity Heaven
- any ideal city
Cultural definitions for Jerusalem (1 of 2)
A holy city for Jews (see also Jews), Christians (see also Christian), and Muslims; the capital of the ancient kingdom of Judah and of the modern state of Israel. The name means “city of peace.” Jerusalem is often called Zion; Mount Zion is the hill on which the fortress of the city was built.